Watch LaVar Ball’s Full 20-Minute SMH CNN Interview

One year! It only took LaVar Ball one year to go from the unknown Dad we used to see on sidelines of Chino Hills games we were filming to the most polarizing Dad in America, being interviewed on CNN about his “beef” with the President of the United States. In between those 12 months, he started one of the most disruptive brands in the world, was given a reality show by Facebook, spoofed on SNL and even got a response from Michael Jordan by claiming he could beat the GOAT one-on-one. I’m not sure if that says more about him or the world we currently live in.

I’m also not sure what to say about his 20 minute discussion with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who Ball asked, “Did you thank the doctor for bringing you into this world? Well, you better go back and find him because you lucky.”

All I’ll say is Ball has no intentions of thanking the man he calls “the most powerful man in the world” but did wish him happy holidays: “Tell Donald Trump to have a great Thanksgiving because Big Baller is!”